List of Publications

  • Sathyanarayanan, H., Caldas, L., 2023, Co-Designing with Children: Innovating Patient Engagement and Participation in Pediatric Healthcare Design Research with Immersive Technology and Affective Interactions. Academy Journal No.24, Academy of Architecture for Health, American Institute of Architects (in publication)
  • Bailey, E., Caldas, L., 2023, Operative Generative Design Using Non-Dominated Sorting Genetic Algorithm (NSGA-II): A Novel Generative Design Workflow. Submitted to Automation in Construction
  • Zhuang X., Ju Y., Yang, A., Caldas L., 2023, Synthesis and Generation for 3D Architecture Volume with Generative Modelling. International Journal of Architecture Computing, Special volume, AI, Architecture, Accessibility, & Data Justice. DOI: 10.1177/14780771231168233
  • Ye, Y.; Dehwah, A.H.A.; Faulkner, C.A.; Sathyanarayanan, H.; Lei, X., 2023, A Perspective of Decarbonization Pathways in Future Buildings in the United States. Buildings 2023, 13, 1003.
  • Zhuang X. and Caldas L., 2023, Prediction of Ventilation Performance in Urban Area with CFD Simulation and Conditional Generative Adversarial Networks. Proceedings of 5th International Conference on Building Energy and Environment, Montreal, Canada (in publication)
  • Zhuang X., 2023, Rendering sketches: Interactive rendering generation from sketches using conditional generative adversarial neural network, in 40th Education and research in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe. Ghent, Belgium vol. 1, pp. 517-524.
  • Keshavarzi, M., Caldas, L., Santos, L., 2021, “RadVR: A 6DOF Virtual Reality Daylighting Analysis Tool.” Automation in Construction 125(4) DOI:10.1016/j.autcon.2021.103623
  • Keshavarzi, M., Afolabi, O., Caldas, L., A.Y. Yang. A Zakhor, 2021, “GenScan: A Generative Method for Populating Parametric 3D Scan Datasets, Proceedings of CAADRIA ’21, March 2021, Hong Kong
  • Taube, B., Green, V., Santos, L., Caldas, L., 2020, “Using Machine Learning to Predict the Daylight Performance of Top-lighting Strategies”. Proceedings of 35th PLEA Conference: Planning Post Carbon Cities, 1-3 September 2020, A Coruña, Spain
  • Keshavarzi, M., Yang, A., Ko, W., Caldas, L., 2020, “Optimization and Manipulation of Contextual Mutual Spaces for Multi-User Virtual and Augmented Reality Interaction.” Proceedings of the 2020 IEEE Conference on Virtual Reality and 3D User Interfaces, pp. 353-362
  • Stals, A., Caldas, L., 2020, “State of XR research in architecture with a focus on professional practice – A systematic literature review”, Architectural Science Review, 11/20/2020,
  • Kalay Y.E., Sathyanarayanan H., Schaumann D., Wang A., Chen G., Pai R.G., 2020, VLC-Enabled Human-Aware Building Management System. In: Streitz N., Konomi S. (eds) Distributed, Ambient and Pervasive Interactions. HCII 2020. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 12203. Springer, Cham.
  • Kalay, Yehuda E, Haripriya Sathyanarayanan, Davide Schaumann, Albert Wang, Gang Chen, and Ramdas G Pai, 2020, Simulation-Powered Smart Buildings Enabled by Visible Light Communication. In SimAUD 2020: Proceedings of the Symposium on Simulation for Architecture and Urban Design (pp. 531-538). Society for Modeling & Simulation International (SCS).
  • Santos, L., Caldas, L., 2020. “Assessing the Glare Potential of Side-lit Indoor Spaces: A simulation-based approach”. Architectural Science Review, 16 June 2020
  • Keshavarzi, M., Parikh, A., Zhai, X., Mao, M., Caldas, L., Yang, A., 2020, “SceneGen: Automated Scene Augmentation using Scene Graph Priors”, 2020
  • Zhuang X. and Hanna S., 2020, Space Frame Optimisation with Spectral Clustering, in International Journal of Machine Learning and Computing vol. 10, no. 4, pp. 507-512.
  • Caldas, L, Keshavarzi, M., 2019, “Design Immersion and Virtual Presence.” TAD: Technology | Architecture + Design 3, no. 2 (2019): 249-251.
  • Santos, L., Schleicher, S., Caldas, L., 2019, “Automatic Simplification of Complex Building Geometry for Whole-building Energy Simulations”. Proceedings of 16th IBPSA International Conference on Building Simulation 2019, Rome, Italy, pp. 2691-2698.
  • Santos, L., Leitão, A., Caldas, L., 2018, A Comparison of Two Light-Redirecting Fenestration Systems Using a Modified Modelling Technique for Radiance 3-Phase Method Simulations, Solar Energy, Feb 2018, Vol. 161, pp. 47-63
  • L. Santos, L. Caldas, 2018, “Assessing the Glare Potential of Complex Fenestration Systems: A Heuristic Approach Based on Spatial and Time Sampling”, PLEA 2018, Hong Kong, December 10-12, 2018, vol.1 pp. 446-451. (Merit Award)
  • Schleicher, S., Santos, L., Caldas, L., 2018. “Data-driven shading systems – Application for freeform glass facades”, in: Facade Tectonics World Congress. Beyond the Dialogue. SKINS on Campus: Bridging industry and academia in pursuit of better buildings and urban habitat, Los Angeles, vol. 1, pp. 3-14.
  • Santos, L., Schleicher, S., Caldas, L., 2017, Automation of CAD Models to BEM Models for Performance Based Goal-oriented Design Methods, Building and Environment, Vol. 112, pp. 144-158
  • Caldas, L., Santos, L., 2016, Painting with Light: an Interactive Evolutionary System for Daylighting Design, Building and Environment, Vol. 109, pp. 154-174
  • Caldas, L., Stavridi, E., 2016, “Light as Form Generator: Workflows for Performance-Based Generative Design”, Facade Tectonics 2016 World Congress, Los Angeles, October 10-11, 2016, pp. 345-358
  • Caldas, L., Santos, L., 2016, “Painting with Light: A Generative Design System for Daylighting Design”, proceedings of PLEA 2016, International Conference on Passive and Low Energy Architecture: Cities, Buildings, People: Towards Regenerative Environments, Los Angeles, July 11-13, 2016, pp. 634-639